The LIBRE team created this short video that is designed as a public service announcement (PSA) for burn survivors and the general public. The PSA demonstrates some of the difficulties encountered by burn survivors and provides a simple approach to creating a more positive and accepting environment.
The Shriners Hospitals for Children/American Burn Association Burn Outcomes Questionnaires (BOQ) are well-established, reliable, and valid outcome measures. The adolescent (BOQ11-18 years) and young adult version (18-30 years)…Read Full Description
…have similar overlapping domains, but the scores are not comparable. This study’s objective was to build bridges across these forms. Physical and psychosocial outcomes change across this life span and a bridge between the two would provide a highly useful approach to track these changes.
The objective of this study is to review a team’s experience incorporating Interactive Home Telehealth (IHT) visits into follow-up burn care. Using a retrospective review of all burn patients participating in…Read Full Description
…IHT encounters, they found that IHT is a safe and feasible modality for delivering follow-up care to burn patients. Burn care providers benefit from the potential to improve outpatient clinic utilization. Patients benefit from improved access to multiple members of their specialized burn care team, as well as cost-reductions for patient travel expenses.
This paper is a surgical perspective editorial article that looks at patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) as powerful tools within the physician-patient connection. They found that patient’s active engagement in medical…Read Full Description
…care through PROMs holds the potential to tailor the care process and overall health to individual biopsychosocial needs. Ultimately, if physicians and health care systems embrace the opportunity that PROMs present, the dual goals of value-based and patient-centered care can be achieved.